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New York Times Reporter David Rohde Delivers the 2010 Joe Alex Morris Jr. Lecture

Awards January 27, 2010

New York Times correspondent David Rohde delivered the 29th annual Joe Alex Morris Jr. Memorial Lecture on February 4, 2010. Each year, the Morris Lecture honors an American overseas correspondent or commentator on foreign affairs. Rohde is a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter who has covered the conflicts in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Israel-Palestine and the Balkans. Read more

Sunday Dare Launches Newsbreaksnow.com

Nieman Notes January 22, 2010

Sunday Dare—Nigerian journalist, author, researcher and 2001 Nieman Fellow—recently launched the online news and information Web site Newsbreaksnow.com, which focuses on local, continental and international news delivered in a timely, fresh, accurate, informative and reader-friendly manner. Read more

Post editor and reporter shone a light on the voiceless

Nieman Notes January 6, 2010

Marcia Slacum Greene, 57, a tenacious Washington Post editor and reporter whose assignments included politics, housing and social services and who saw journalism as a way to humanize and illuminate the lives of the marginalized and voiceless, died Jan. 4. Greene was a 1991 Nieman Fellow. Read more